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SHC dismisses disqualification petition against CM Sindh

The court reserved its decision on the admissibility of the petition after a preliminary hearing on September 16 (Photo Online)

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has rejected the disqualification petition filed by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on behalf of Sindh Assembly member Haleem Adil Sheikh.

A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh ruled on the admissibility of the petition filed by PTI Member Provincial Assembly and Leader of Opposition Haleem Adil Sheikh. The court reserved its decision on the admissibility of the petition after a preliminary hearing on September 16.

The petitioner had said that the Supreme Court of Pakistan had in 2013 disqualified Murad Ali Shah for making a false statement before the Election Commission of Pakistan about dual citizenship. However, Murad Ali Shah participated in the by-election Despite being elected.

Haleem Adil Sheikh had requested the court to disqualify Murad Ali Shah from being a member of the Provincial Assembly for life under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.

It should be noted that former opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly and PTI leader Firdous Shamim Naqvi had said that we are against the politics of hatred in Pakistan, we will not do politics on the basis of linguistics.

For the last three or four days, the government and the MQM have made statements regarding Karachi. The issue is important and it has to do with the future of Sindh.